Letterwork, by Neuenschwander, Brody
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- ISBN: 9780714829098 | 0714829099
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/3/1995
This text brings the interest of the graphic designer and the letteringrtist together by detailing the potential of original "type" in graphicesign. Designers are increasingly aware of the basic skills of theirrofession and the originality they can bring. Drawing on packaging, sinage,oster, layout and jacket designs for example, this book shows howrofessionals from around the world have commissioned, invented or adaptedetterforms influenced by cultures as diverse as Arabic and Japanese toreate something new. Letter-making techniques are illustrated and explaineduch as painting, engraving, cutting, tearing, scratching, collage, stamping,hotocopying, faxing, airbrush and computer generation. The book also givesuidance on basic tools and techniques, the principles of letterform and howo commission work from lettering artists, along with lists of contactddresses.